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Four new PS4 DualShock 4 controllers revealed with rose gold headset

Four new PS4 DualShock 4 controllers revealed with rose gold headset

Those who have a PlayStation 4 know that Sony really likes its DualShock 4 variants. Today the company is announcing four more that will release this fall, which brings the total number of DualShock 4 variants released since the PS4's launch up to more than 25. In addition to these controllers, Sony is also gearing up to launch a new headset.

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Xperia 1 with Alexa built-in tries to woo a different class of buyers

Xperia 1 with Alexa built-in tries to woo a different class of buyers

The Xperia 1 was clearly made for entertainment. Sony brought its 21:9 screen to a mobile size and dubbed it a CinemaWide display. Even with the addition of 4K HDR, it may not have been enough to sell the phone as much as Sony would have hoped. Now the company is hoping a different kind of smartphone user to buy the Xperia 1. Appealing to smart home owners, the new Xperia 1 now comes with Amazon Alexa built-in, which subtly hints that Google Assistant is being pushed to the side.

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Sony’s new CarPlay and Android Auto head-unit has a huge 9″ pop-out display

Sony’s new CarPlay and Android Auto head-unit has a huge 9″ pop-out display

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are both getting a big update this year, but if your current car lacks support for either then it's Sony's new supersized touchscreen head-unit that might be more appealing. The new Sony XAV-AX8000 Media Receiver is designed to slot into a single-DIN space on your dashboard, but unfurl, Transformers-style, into something a lot more impressive.

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Now is a good time to buy a Playstation 4 despite being in the final stage of its life cycle

Now is a good time to buy a Playstation 4 despite being in the final stage of its life cycle

If you’ve resisted forking out the cash for a PS4 till now, it may be a good time to finally give in. The fourth generation PlayStation may be six years old now – we are nearing the launch of a PS5 in a few years – but there’s plenty of shelf life left before it bids gamers farewell. Sony has well and truly dominated console gaming this generation, with countless of exclusive household titles that have cemented their place in the gaming hall of fame. You won’t want to miss these.

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Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo got tired of waiting for loot boxes to self-police

Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo got tired of waiting for loot boxes to self-police

Loot boxes and microtransactions in games have been a pretty hot topic in the industry lately, and now it seems that platform holders are going to are going to take some action on the matter. The Entertainment Software Association has revealed that Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony will soon be requiring that publishers disclose the odds associated with loot boxes in their games.

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New China tariff victims are nerds, gamers, and your wallet

New China tariff victims are nerds, gamers, and your wallet

Tariffs levied against imports of China-made goods mean higher prices for your favorite gadgets, gear, games, and collectables of all sorts. That's the situation in a nutshell. Today, more than ever before, it's become clear how major this disruption will be to your wallet. You, the SlashGear reader, the gamer, the smartphone user, the nerd - you could be any or all of these, and more. If you want to buy new games, gadgets, toys, or gear that were imported from China, you're gonna have to pay up!

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Sony’s PS4 Tournaments detailed: Eligibility, signing up, and rewards

Sony’s PS4 Tournaments detailed: Eligibility, signing up, and rewards

If you dream of one day participating in a gaming tournament -- and assuming you own a PlayStation 4 console -- Sony has an exciting announcement for you: it is launching its own gaming tournament series for anyone to participate in. The events will kick off with the newly unveiled PS4 Tournaments: Challenger Series next week; any skill level can participate.

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PlayStation Plus free games list for August revealed

PlayStation Plus free games list for August revealed

With August kicking off tomorrow, that means we've got a new slate of free PlayStation Plus games arriving soon. As it usually does, Sony has revealed what's in store for August a few days before the games actually go live. This time around, we've got games that are almost polar opposites of one another, with one being extremely fast-paced and the other requiring that you take your time and plan things out before acting.

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PlayStation 4 joins a very exclusive club today

PlayStation 4 joins a very exclusive club today

Sony has delivered its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019, and in them, it revealed that the PlayStation 4 has hit a major milestone. With 3.2 million units sold during the quarter, the PlayStation 4 has now hit 100 million units sold since it launched in 2013. Only a handful of consoles in gaming history have managed to hit the 100 million mark, so the PS4 is joining an exclusive club today.

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Sony’s weird wearable air conditioner just hit its crowdfunding goal

Sony’s weird wearable air conditioner just hit its crowdfunding goal

Sony's individual, back-mounted air conditioning unit has hit its crowdfunding goal, with the oddball wearable now getting the green light for production. Revealed late last week, the Sony Reon Pocket launched on the company's First Flight platform, the Kickstarter-style business accelerator it started back in 2015.

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Madden NFL 20 Ultimate Superstar edition, Championship Series Twitch live stream today

Madden NFL 20 Ultimate Superstar edition, Championship Series Twitch live stream today

Today the folks at Electronic Arts and NFL Announced the EA SPORTS Madden NFL 20 Championship Series along with a semi-new game. The game goes by the name "Madden NFL 20 Ultimate Superstar edition" and in it you'll find a whole bunch of stuff not available in any previous release of a Madden game. This all kicks off during a livestream video event hosted on the Madden NFL Twitch - which will also be shown right here in this article.

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Sony RX100 VII is a strangely powerful compact camera for creators

Sony RX100 VII is a strangely powerful compact camera for creators

The Sony RX100 series was made for creative types - not just for those who aim for documentation. As such, they've embedded a whole lot of features that were made with product-makers in mind. The RX100 VII (DSC-RX100M7) is the latest in this line of compact, quick-shoot, autofocus cameras made to do everything a smartphone does, but better.

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